Events

On this page we list events relevant to Equality and Inclusion, whether at the University, such as those held by the Staff Networks, in the wider Leeds area, or beyond. Know of an event which you think should be listed? Contact equality@leeds.ac.uk to let us know, and we can add it to our calendar.

For information on key religious dates, awareness raising dates, term dates and major national and international days of celebration or memorial, the Festivals and Events Calendar has been developed as a practical resource to use as a guide to support academic and wider event planning. Go to the Festivals and Events Calendar page.

The next Meno-Pause for Thought Café dates have been arranged throughout 2020. These are informal café meet ups providing opportunity for discussion and peer support. We plan to spend the first 15 minutes of each café discussing a relevant theme or resource before we move to tea, chat and peer support. All staff are welcome….

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The Breaking Boundaries in STEM events are aimed at inspiring Undergraduate, Masters and PhD students from under-represented groups to undertake careers in STEM and further their leadership ambitions. Join us to hear inspirational stories from our panellists on imposter syndrome. The panel have experience being first in the family to enter University, studying BTECs/Foundation degree…
Thank you for making LGBT+ History Month a success! Thank you to all our staff and students who helped make LGBT+ History Month events a success. Below you can read a summary of the events that took place. We saw over 70 staff and students in attendance across seven events. 95% of those were satisfied…
Every year, The University of Leeds partnership with Leeds University Union (LUU) to celebrate our global campus through the World Unite Festival, with a week full of events, talks and performances. Headline events to suit all tastes are scheduled to run between Monday 9 and Sunday 15 March. They include: a global night market a…
International Women’s Day Event We will be hearing from women of all backgrounds, races, seniority and there will be plenty opportunity for discussion and audience interaction. Please note this event is open to all staff & students at The University of Leeds. KEYNOTE: Prof Pippa Chapman, Chair in Biogeochemistry (School of Geography). ‘My journey to…
Rachel Murphy (HR Lead for Autism) will be delivering this Autism Awareness training session, which is available to ​all HR ​staff. The training session will be tailored specifically to HR staff ​at the University of Leeds. To book your place and to find out more details, please visit the HR Hub If you have any further…
February is LGBT+ History Month, and the theme for 2020 is “Poetry, Prose and Plays”. Did you know? LGBT+ History Month is a month-long annual focus on LGBT (lesbian, gay, bi, and trans) + history, and the history of the gay rights and related civil rights movements. Interested in sexual orientation laws across the world?…
If you are a carer for a family member or a friend who has an illness, disability or addiction, Carers Leeds offer confidential one-to-one appointments on campus.  The aim of these free, 40 minute appointments is to provide a wide range of practical advice, support and information to working carers.  More details about support for…
If you are a carer for a family member or a friend who has an illness, disability or addiction, Carers Leeds offer confidential one-to-one appointments on campus.  The aim of these free, 40 minute appointments is to provide a wide range of practical advice, support and information to working carers.  More details about support for…
A new regular informal meet-up for Trans, Non-binary and Intersex people. For full information, including details of the location, please email: trans@leeds.ac.uk or contact the Network. PGRs are welcome to attend.
The annual observance of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities was proclaimed in 1992, by the United Nations General Assembly resolution 47/3. It aims to promote the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities in all spheres of society and development, and to increase awareness of the situation of persons with disabilities in every…